Gartner Information Technology Research

Defining Digital IP Strategies

Published: 12 February 2020

ID: G00467350

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team

Summary

This summary contains input from eight members regarding strategies to protect their digital intellectual property (IP). We review various dimensions of digital IP – definitions, characteristics that require protection, evolution of members' digital IP strategies, and budgets for this task. The summary ends with an examination of the impact of reverse engineering and strategies to protect digital IP as a trade secret.

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